Hello from Monson, ME! We made it through the bigelows, paddled across the kennebec river and survived our first few days of incessant school bus sized mosquitoes (headnets were purchased at the earliest opportunity and the smell
of deet is almost comforting now). Tomorrow we head into the 100 mile wilderness to begin the last leg of this crazy state. As predicted, my ability to post and hike AND sleep has been severely compromised by the challenges of Maine, so I will be filling in the gaps from VA to Maine when we are done. Hopefully the long delay between posts and real time events won’t keep you from following along. Stay tuned for a return to overly comprehensive narrative in a few weeks! And forgive me for the bug spray pun in today’s title.